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Elm Street Bridge


Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #154647


Street View 


Parker Patent pony truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on VT 12 (Elm Street)
Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont
Open to traffic
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works; Rehabilitated c. 1900; Rehabilitated 1980
- Charles H. Parker (Design)
- National Bridge & Iron Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Wrought- and cast-iron, pin-connected Parker pony truss.
A riveted Warren truss was added underneath the bridge circa 1900. In a 1980 rehabilitation the warren truss was replaced with steel stringers and the truss was made non-load bearing.
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 111.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.62889, -72.51833   (decimal degrees)
43°37'44" N, 72°31'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/700204/4833648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodstock North
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
Inventory number
BH 44057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • April 23, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • October 5, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 26, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added bridge info & pictures
  • February 12, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 20, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 29, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 8, 2010: Added by James Baughn


  • HAER VT-3 - Elm Street Bridge, Spanning Ottauquechee River, Woodstock, Windsor County, VT
  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com